A Closer Look at Oklahoma’s Recent “Brain Drain”

By Chad Wilkerson and Courtney Shupert
June 07, 2019

This edition of the Oklahoma Economist examines the recent “brain drain” from Oklahoma and compares it with past net outflows of college graduates from the state and recent experiences of nearby states.


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